ASITEDU is an initiative of animationsupplement.com to realize the dream of Digital India and contribute in Digital Literacy through training. ASITEDU offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Corporates and Institutions. 


India has become the second largest country in terms of number of internet users and digital education is required in all sectors from operations to management. The India media and entertainment (M&E) industry in set to grow at a CAGR of 14.3 per cent to Rs 2260 billion by 2020 as predicted by the KPMG-FICCI Media and Entertainment industry report 2016. 

As this industry is on the fast track growth there is strong and constant need of technical and skilled professionals. Hence focusing on these areas; we developed a system of low cost small/large training modules as per industry requirements for portfolio assessment, concept & skills based training programs thus making training more meaningful, efficient and business relevant. 

Why choose us for training? 

  • Adoption of Innovative training methods, industry relevant examples instead of dummy projects. 
  • Training by Industry experts. Learning with Case Studies and Ongoing live Projects. 
  • Customised content as per need and requirement. 
  • In-house internship program with studios/corporates for experiencing actual work environment. 
  • Online library materials and portfolio database resources from industry.

What services we offer?

  • Corporate training
  • Train the trainer program
  • Kids workshops
  • Event workshops
  • Employee training
  • Group trainings


Smita Pandey
Founder & Editor

An avid learner and a passionate educator, Smita is editor-in-chief of animationsupplement.com. She holds Master’s degree from Mumbai University in Masters of Arts (Literature) and programming and multimedia diploma from government of India, Ministry of IT.  Prior to founding ASITEDU, Smita worked with multiple organisations like St Xavier’s college and All India Institute of Local Self Government in association with Adelaide Institute (TAFE Australia). She has conducted corporate training at organisations like Graphic Image, Reliance Infocomn, Mahindra First Choice, Tata Interactive and Deustche Bank. Simultaneously she kept working on CG Projects which helped her in gaining in-depth knowledge of graphics, animation, vfx and gaming.  She is now independent trainer and manage content development and day to day activities of asitedu.in. 


Shirish V Pandey
Strategic Advisor 

Shirish advises ASITEDU in the areas of Business Strategy, Financial Planning, Marketing & Communication, Strategic Partnerships, Program, Risk and Profitability management. 

Shirish has worked with IT and Knowledge services, solutions and products business across India during the last two decades with MNCs such as NIIT, Tally Solutions, Sun Microsystems, Ingram Micro and TCS, where he learned the importance of defining the right strategy followed by appropriate processes and people capabilities to deliver the desired business results. 

Shirish has undergone senior management program (SMP) from IIM Indore. He is masters in economics (MA) and post graduate diploma holder in marketing management (PGDMM).  He is currently doing PhD in Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) from BITS Pilani. He is a PMP, ITIL and Six Sigma Green Belt professional and also an internal auditor for TQM and ISO 9000.



Abhay Waghmare
Academic Advisor 

Abhay Waghmare is an accomplished animation director from Mumbai with a wide array of artworks under his belt. This creative mind was born in Nagpur and was passionate about art right from early childhood. A big fan and connoisseur of classic art, Abhay graduated in Fine Arts from the Nagpur University(1994-95) and moved to Mumbai to jump start a career in Advertising. After spending about 4 years producing some of the best illustrated children's books, concepts and ideas at UTV, Abhay turned to 2D animation which gave expression to his childhood fascination for sketches and all art in 2 dimensions. 

Moving steadily from strength to strength, first as a trainee right till the director for 3D animated films, Abhay started animating for commercials, TV shows, direct to DVD films and finally full length movies. 

Over the years, Abhay thrived on character design, storyboarding, concept development and teaching. He has 4 full length animation films to his credits(3 international + 1 Indian). With more than a dozen years dedicated to art, animation and the creative process on the whole, Abhay makes the most of his time painting, sculpting and trekking.